Ori Fragman Sapir

Ori Fragman Sapir

Hi, I'm a botanist. The scientific director of the Jerusalem Botanical Gardens and the scientific editor of the “Flora of Israel Online” website. I specialize on the Mediterranean and West Asian floras, as well as on geophytes, plant conservation and sustainable horticulture. I have authored and co-authored the books : Protected Flowers of Israel, Red Data Book – Endangered Plants of Israel, Flowers of Ein Gedi and the Dead Sea Coast, and Beautiful Israel in the Green, in Hebrew; Flowers of the Eastern Mediterranean, Flowers of the Transcaucasus, and Green Armenia, in English. I lead professional botanical excursions in Israel, the Mediterranean and the Caucasus, amd I'm a keen photographer.
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    1. Comment on Hormuzakia negevensis one month ago
      only another population in a desert park, semi-natural conditions
    2. Comment on Silene grisea one month ago
      yes, these r seeds
    3. Comment on The bobcat - Lynx rufus 4 months ago
      a perfect portrait, thanks
    4. Comment on Orobanche cernua 4 months ago
      sorry, the roots are connected to neighboring plants, stealing form them water and nutrients.
    5. Comment on Silene colorata 4 months ago
      30 min before the flowers were closed
    6. Comment on it's so blue! 5 months ago
      The correct name today is Cyanus cyanoides
    7. Comment on Iris hermona 5 months ago
      Come and visit...
    8. Comment on Tribulus bimucronatus 5 months ago
      the fruit r caught on animals fur or on socks :)
    9. Comment on Caralluma europaea 5 months ago
      indeed related, and indeed also stinky
    10. Comment on Neotorularia torulosa 5 months ago
      yes, Brassicaceae